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that weather. the turks land a big talent. the united states have a huge win in soccer. the redskins will be giant- killer sunday. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >> and now, the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> the redskins go back to work tomorrow, starting to put in a game plan for the new york giants. this is a tough stretch. while the redskins offense is averaging 29 points a game the defense still ranks 29th in the league. the skins are giving up 29 points a game. the defense is playing better, and they are starting to get some tar numbers. -- turnovers. >> the teams that win the super bowl are usually the best in turnovers. they show a lot more success. it means it gives you a chance to be better. >> the giants are favored by 7. the lockout continues. the nhl made a surprising offer in an attempt to jump-start the season. the meeting to
of the united states, hugo chavez faces the toughest election of his life today. vengzens have been lining up all day to vote in the presidential race there. chavez has been denouncing the united states as the biggest menace to our planet. he once called former president george w. bush a donkey, a coward, an immoral person. anchor jorge ramos is in venezuela tonight for the election and i spoke with him just moments ago here. jorge, great to have you with us again tonight and president chavez finding himself in his closest race yet to hold on to power. >> reporter: absolutely. for the first time in 13 years president hugo chavez might lose the presidency. he hasn't been able to control inflation, crime, corruption and for the first time all the opposition parties got together behind one continent. this 40-year-old, former governor. >> we know that president chavez almost made it political sport to become friends with our own rivals in america but also controls a significant amount of oil that comes to the united states. >> reporter: there is a lot at stake for the united states here in venezu
that existed between israel and the united states was very unfortunate. i think also that pulling our missile defense program out of poland and the way we did was also unfortunate in terms of if you will disrupting the relationship in some ways that existed between us and then, of course, with regards to standing for our principles, when the students took to the streets in tehran and the people there protested, the green revolution occurred. for the president to be silent i thought was an enormous mistake. we have to stand for our principles. stand for our allies, stand for a strong military and stand for a stronger economy. >> mr. president. >> america remains the one indispensable nation, and the word needs a strong america and it is stronger now than when i came into office. because we ended the war in iraq, we were able to refocus our attention on not only the terrorist threat but also beginning a transition process in afghanistan. it also allowed us to refocus on alliances, relationships that had been neglected for a decade and governor romney our alliances have never been stronger. in a
can report to the american people and to the world that the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda. >> tonight, the president practically boasted and slammed romney. >> when it comes to going after osama bin laden, you said, well, any president would make that call. but when you are a candidate in 2008 as i was and i said, if i got bin laden in our sights, i would take that shot, you said, we shouldn't move heaven and earth to get one man. >> mitt romney tried to undermine the president's bin laden triumph with a blunt line. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership in al qaeda, but we can't kill our way out of this mess. we must have a comprehensive strategy to help reject this kind of extremism. >> at the end both men had probably achieved some of what they'd come to do, project strength, demonstrate competency and get the debate out of the way so they can refocus on domestic issues where this election will be decided. the commander in chief debate although they did debate plenty of domes
that the american people had expected that the president of the united states would be able to describe what he's going to do in the next four years, but he can't. >> he seems to be getting some traction with that argument, can you counter it? lay out exactly what president obama would do in a second term? >> sure. george, i think it's pretty clear, i make two points here, one, after a decade of war, both in afghanistan and iraq, the most important thing that we have to do now is bring american troops home and battle for america's future and strength at home. that's the most important point to be made and that battle means doing what has done from president clinton to president obama, investing in the education and training of our work force, investing in our roads and bridges to make we have the 21st century economy built on the 21st century foundation. and then third, investing in the reer as much and development so that we can stay competitive in the new technology and the fundamental research. making sure we have tax fairness where the middle class aren't taking the brunt of the tax system.
hour.an it will be heading through the bahamas today before it starts closer towards the united states. , we'reted forecast track monday for us.ut storm for us bad or a good storms for us. if we get on the good side of it would be a better scenario. rough surf.be i want to show you how huge the storm shield is on this global image. from north toles south. we looked from east to west 1,700 miles.ke with these huge storms, that means the storm surge will be a even if it is category. in terms of the been forecast, because of the size of this, at where the tropical force is expected. entire megalopolis will be impacted, affecting millions of people. it moves up to t north, a interact withld it. a perfect storm. then it would not able like a typical tropical system. there would be strong wind normal from the center of the storm. today, 72-77 degrees. mostly cloudy tonight with some sprinkles and fog. when we talk about the storm e tide, we are expecting to have a full moon on monday. so that would amplify things a little with sandy. >> that would mean even more in.r coming >> thank you so m
a turnto toward the northeastern united states then that means that conditions will get worse in the next few hours. jacqui jeras is leading our storm team coverage. satelliteing at the pictures. how tight and d it is around the center. that will give us that intensification as the storm is over the warm gulf stream waters. how large this thing is. it goes up to the mid-atlantic and through the northeast and up .nto canada the impact so far this morning terrible andthat the metro area. coastal areas are getting and the rainfall has been heavy. we have a strong band from hagerstown down toward frederick and warrenton. we can see zero 0.5 inches per rain.f we can seek higher totals in the delmarva peninsula. dover, delaware, over four inches. about 2.5 inches in annapolis. there has been an incredible of wave action. this is a time lapse from ocean city, maryland. look at the end of that pierre. . that is about 100 feet appear that was wiped out. of pier wiped out. we see 35-mile per hour wind gusts. here is a time line -- 30-50 hour gusts are expected then 45-55 6:00 midnight and by tomorr
energy from the north back at the storm and back toward the united states. here's what all of that means to you. the storm will carry hurricane-force winds, up to a foot of rain and the potential storm surge that could top out at ten feet. extreme conditions could begin as early as sunday and last for days, drenching the most populated part of the country. >> this storm, that is going to be impacting the mid-atlantic and parts of the northeast monday into tuesday is going to be destructive, historic and, unfortunately, life threatening. >> reporter: a state of emergency has already been declared in maryland, d.c., pennsylvania, new york and virginia. the biggest fear? the storm surge. in places like atlantic city, it could get even worse because of a full moon and higher tides. people are batoning down the hatches, preparing for the worst, up and down the eastern seaboard. in norfolk, the navy ordered 23 ships to leave port immediately. on the jersey shore, people are stocking up on essentials, including those generators. and in new york city, major bloomberg warned he may have to shut d
it before. >> we know for a fact that we are still the prime target for terrorism here in the united states. and we know there are threats here. there's insider threat. >> reporter: customs and border protection, they're, on a weekly, monthly basis, catching terror suspects that we never know about? >> they may not put out the press release, but i'm going to tell you that it is a fact, that these things do happen. >> stand up, sir. >> reporter: back on the jet, the angry actor is lead away. pretend pengers deplane past drawn weapons. and the officers in charge cool off and reflect. are you wore ripped you are giving something away by showing us this? >> we still got a lot of secrets in our bag. you know, this is nothing compared to what we can bring on to an organized group of bad guys, whether domestic, international terrorism, whatever, that want to come and wreak havoc. we got something for them. >> put your hands up! >> reporter: here's hoping they never have to prove it. i'm bill weir for "nightline" in miami. >> "airport 24/7" airs tuesday nights on the travel channel. >>> next up, mo
expected that the president of united states would be able to describe what he's going to do in the next four years but he cannot. it cannot even talk about what you that in the last four years. >> everyone here has for about the new deal the fair deal, the square deal? romney is trying to sell you a bad deal. >> it appears president obama had the upper hand in last night's debate. a number of polls taken immediately after sure the president was victorious over romney. the post-debate campaign blitz continues in virginia. tonight, romney is preparing for a rally in one of the key counties. >> the crucial tidewater region. he will address a crowd in leesburg. we have more from scott on what to expect tonight. >> the candidates coming to virginia. this is in leesburg and is filling up pretty quickly here. it's interesting if you look at how this plays out. it seems like they always come to virginia, one of the major swing states, after the major events on this roller coaster ride. i was reason video as the people were coming in. this is a different type of crowd. there is a new enthusiasm
could. has arrived in united states. you where there is snow tonight. >> we have some dramatic changes coming to our weather. for hockey news fans. rgii is not the only rookie starter. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? if mitt romney really "cares," number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for scols...from gaming revenues
to companies that are skrefing here in the united states and creating jobs here. it also means we're helping them and small businesses to export all around the world to new markets. number two, we've got to make sure that we have the best education system in the world and the fact that you're going to college is great. but i want everybody to get a great education and we worked hard to make sure that student loans are available for folks like you, but i also want to make sure that community colleges are offering slots for workers to get retrained for the jobs that are out there right now and the jobs of the future. number three, we've got to control our own energy. you know, not only oil and natural gas, which we've been investing in, but also we've got to make sure we're building the energy source of the future, not just think about next year, but ten years from now, 20 years from now, that's why we invest in solar and wind and bio fuels, energy efficient cars, we've got to reduce our deficit but got to do it in a balanced way. asking the wealthy to pay more along with cuts so we can invest
and the warning christine lagarde has for the united states. >>> brewing up profitshe ceo who can fix what ails startup companies and a program to raise a glad glass and lend a hand. >>> didn't get enough matt damon last week? neither did we. the "wall streetet journal repe" bebegins right now. >> this is america's number one financial news program, "wall street journal report." now maria bartiromo. >>> here's a look at what is making news as we head to a new week on wall street. a big blunder many the release of google's earnings on thursday. the earnings came out midday, hours before they were scheduled to be releasased. the company says it was due to a mistake by the financial printer r.r. donnelly, which in turn blamed human error. the earnings weren't good. google missed on revenue and profit and the stock plummeted. >>> and citigroup announced the departure of vikram pandit after a clash with the board of directors he was to be replaced by michael corbat who with was a citigroup insider. i spoke to him soon after his rez ig nation and he told me quote this was my decision. it was time. a
. how am i going to takeke ca of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard atitibank. >>> i was just looking at the radar and there is a powerful ban that is making its way in right now. >> this is just the beginning. the rain is going to intense fy over night and the wind will kick in. you were out a couple of hours ago and you can tell something is brewing out there. tomorrow morning you will definitely feel it. looking outside right now it's cloudy a little bit of rain. the wind at this hour just 15 miles per hour and 55 degrees. look at the wind gust out there 52 wind gust and 59 in norfolk. we are going to look for these winds to continue to increase
to normal. >> still to come sandy brought more than wind and rain to parts of the united states. some places of snowfall, and not far from the d.c. region. >> looked at this. you cannot forget about the snow. this is a resort in west virginia at with a ski resort. this is a result of hurricane sandy. -- wisp ski resort. the national weather service predicts up to 3 feet of snow. the early snowfall at higher elevations could provide a boost to the ski resorts, who may be able to open early. >> a lot of local area children wanted to make sure they would get out to do some trick-or- treating for halloween. looks like that will be the case. >> it's going to be cold at for that. they will be wearing boots to trick-or-treat pit bull in west virginia. the storm should be out of here for everybody for trick-or- treating tomorrow night. -- they will be wearing boots for trick-or-treating in west virginia. something to watch in the next 12 hours or so. the center of circulation of sandy is in the central part of virginia. it's no longer a tropical system. it is post-tropical. the hurricane center is n
bididen proved to us why he cannot be president of the united states. the ceo has to be able to listen. he did not let that poor guy get fiveve wor out of his mouth without interrupting. >> he w was very lively doug fruehling. he did interrupt far t often been bent onon the other hand, the previous debat eveveryone complained was n interrupted enough. i liked the foformat of both. i cannnnot tell you how many times i go out and talk to voters and i hear them say i wish they would talk more specifics about the issues. wewe the media do not alwayays cover it. i like the debate because they have more time to really go onn at length. that was bororing the fit time around. i want to gett doug's response. >> it was the vicpresidential debate and it should have been feisty and they should have gone after each other. that is what made it so lively. they are a always me lively than e presidentitial debates. >> what did you hear? >> a lot of numbers that may or may not be right. it is the fact checking. >> we tried to d do fact cheing rapidly afterwards. beaus in the eye of the holderer. george alle
in the world of tomorrow. >> leon panetta says the united states is facing a possible cyber pearl harbor. he is pushing legislation that require new cyber security or the private sector. opponents say it would be a burden on business. many in the area will have to bundle up tonight and others may want to cover up their plans. >> that is right. freeze warning tonight. how cold will it get? upper-20's to around 30 to 32 degrees. a freeze warning in effect overnight. a frost advisory in the areas the southeast. if you're headed down to the , it will be chilly at nationals park, just about 50 at gametime and falling 40's.he the temperatures on saturday the upper-l be in 20's and lower-30's. warmer days are just around the corner. a real up and down seven-day forecast. two accused of brutally beating an elderly man face the judge. the space shuttle endeavor's flying days are over. >> and why zombies are roaming the streets of the district. s comin >> the suspects accused of brutally beating and 80-year-old man faced the judge today. police say the trio made off is cell phone and credit card. the
it develops and it is expected to d the north and they have good in pasteur's the east the united states come this time next week. it is something that will be making headlines over the next days.l updated here on abc 7. hurricane come straight off to the west of us. county into frederick now. very much right it could be green across southern maryland. for when the conditions next week that will up prettys speed quickly. degrees, manassas, a morning low tomorrow. upper 60's tomorrow. even warmer on tuesday. the valid tomorrow morning, 30's to around 50's. tomorrow, fantastic. 59 degrees. -- 69 to 74 degrees. a cool down and a lot of question marks on sunday of next week and monday and tuesday. in the meantime, hopefully, you there and enjoy the next few days. will feel wonderful for october. it will feel perfect for august. now and get to sports the redskins. day.gh >> someone was let go in august. they are back. it is cool. today is the final score because is back on thee roster. he can walk the walk. >> and now, the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. for today'
it is the result of an anti-islam video producer in the united states. >> tonight, one person finds herself in hot water. the seductive voice on the other end of that line. >> we are going to win. >> yes. absolutely. >> and you can hear what president obama tells diane >> we are less than 24 hours away from a debate. vice president joe biden and vice-presidential nominee paul ryan are getting ready to square off. >> here is what president obama said to diane sawyer. >> we look forward. it makes you that much more determined. >> the president also accused the romney campaign of confusing voters on several issues, including women's health rights. >> mitt romney spent his day in ohio which is perhaps the most important battleground state of them all. he was northeast of columbus. romney has additional appearances scheduled for the buckeyes state later this week. we invite you to watch the debate right here. you can go to wjla.com/react, and if you have a smartphone or tablets, you can give instant reaction which we will share with people tomorrow night on abc 7 news at 11:00. >> the number of a phon
am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising thitunited states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa actison is responsible for the content of this advertising. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or save a mother's life.
the united states. and 'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> now that sandy has come and gone trick-or-treating will be back on tomorrow night. >> but before you dress up your kids for costumes, you want to be careful of hidden dangers of the one we found. pamela brown has that story. >> it is not uncommon to find witches, monsters, and ferocious costumes. but we discovered something more scary and dangerous. >> it cannot be saved, it should not be sold. >> we launched our own investigation. we bought three costumes at local stores then took them to a lab in richmond for testing. 10 samples came back with lead hits most within the legal limit. but this sputtering was off the charts with 67% lead content nearly 6000 times the legal limit. >> we had to run it on three separate instruments to confirm the result. >> that is really upsetting. something for a child that comes back with such a high-level, i am definitely concerned. >> this pediatrician was shocked by what we found. >> severe lea
the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothin anncr: priorits usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> a big event in vienna tonight. the halloween parade. the parade and attracts many theseates for office in big election years. this has been a tradition for years in vietnam. probably one of the armer nights they have had in long time. expecting 35,000 people for this.t folks, it is all about halloween. it is also a last chance for a politicians and their supporters to get out and get less last minute votes than two weeks before election day. parade,s that for this you better set up early. >> we are not the only ones. >> this is a tradition. >> we have been coming to this born.my daughter was >> there are lots of clothes -- floats. the parade happens to fall each year right before election day. they sure, we have an especially big one. a lot of politicians are coming out tonight. these guys are volunteering for republican chris perkins. i was told by one of our organizers, there are 101 you name it in this parade. expecting a 35,00
to the carolinas, maryland to maine. and the storm is so wide, it could cover two-thirds of the united states. the fierce winds at the center cover an area almost the size of texas. our extreme weather team is in the storm zone tonight and abc's weather editor sam champion starts us off right now from miami. sam? >> reporter: good evening, diane. tonight, sandy is running parallel to the florida coastline, but creating a stir in places really far north from here. like washington, d.c., states like new york, virginia, maryland, have all declared a state of emergency, ahead of this storm. even the u.s. navy is taking this storm seriously, pulling 21 ships out of the harbor in norfolk, feeling they'll be safer in the open water when this storm comes on shore. where is this storm? you'll see in the track that it is still expected to run up the coastline, going out a little bit, then coming back in and making a sharp left turn on monday, toward the shoreline. spaghetti models indicate we don't know exactly where this storm will make landfall yet. we will pinpoint as we get closer. wherever this st
them have exclusive rights to distribute in the united states. >> it is about protecting the integrity of the copyright system. it was created for people to create works. >> the law professor says it is the kind of case the supreme court might prefer politicians to resolve because the law is murky. >> it would be best if congress weighed in. the court is faced with a difficult job. the text of the statute is hard to reconcile. >> coming up at noon the redskins are getting ready to play the steelers on sunday. >> the big story this weekend. we're continuing to follow the path of hurricane sandy. dave looks at when the storm could impact anncr: their ads, hopelessly untrue. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washingtonon post says question seven is just... common sense. it'll create,000 permanent jobs. and stop maryland from losing millions to other states... every year. that's why business, labor, and teachers all support... question seven. and so does the washington post. vote for question seven. it's just common sense. ann
for a second term as president of the united states. >> now the president heads to the battleground state of ohio for a campaign stop in cleveland. >> a personal dispute behind the deaths of photel chef and an american man from new york. he stole a gun from a hotel security guards in israel and fired several shots in the kitchen, killing the schef. killed police. he has not been identified. >> as ceremony to remember the victims of the d.c. sniper shootings was held last night. >> we thank you vote, lord, for the opportunity to gather together for a solemn remembrancer. >> family and friends of the loved ones gunned down by john allen mohammed and lee boyd malvo gathered at the vigil in gaithersburg. there was a three-week killing spree in 2002 thats. a friend of the first victim told us why it was so important for him to come out. >> it was necessary to share with these people the healing that needs to go on and will continue to go on in my life every time i think about my best friend. >> mohammed was executed in 2009. malvo is serving a life sentence in a virginia prison. >> 7 is on yo
in the senate. >> it has been a great privilege to be in the united states senate, and i will be working very hard for the people of the commonwealth in the coming months. >> he reopened his law practice and taught at penn law school. he loved going to comedy clubs delighting audiences with stories about bill clinton and governor ed rendell. his office issued its final public statement on august 28, acknowledging that he was once again facing a cancer diagnosis once again, bravely fighting on. >> >> that was mike clark reporting. our partners that politico have set up a life and pictures of senator arlen specter, from his days as the philadelphia district attorney. we have set up a link on our website, wjla.com. >> two days and counting until the next presidential debate. the president is in virginia while mitt romney is conducting his debate preparations in massachusetts. stay with us for complete coverage of the second presidential debate. we will bring it to you live on tuesday, starting at 9:00 p.m. >> a woman is recovering, fighting for her life after fire raced through rahm this morning
's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> bracing for the worst. >> we have been in the weather center for four or five days talking about this storm and bob ryan is going to join us. it's an amazing system. it's just the size and the power. >> a week ago we were around this desk and you were predicting this storm. >> it was beautiful with temperatures around 80 degrees. how things have changed. the surf has picked up and it's going to deteriorate throw the night and into the day tomorrow. temperatures at 55 degrees and winds out of the north at 15 but we have stronger gusts out there. we will have wind gusts in excess of 50 to 60 miles per hour. virginia ha gusted at 50 miles per hour. virginia beach 55 mile per hour wind gusts and annapolis winds today 31 miles per hour already which look for these to increase through the day tomorrow. let's head to bob ryan, he has more on what to expect. >> it really is somethi
agreed. biden said that the world is behind the united states could and many disagree that ryan said that with president obama we get speeches and we don't get the leadership. the big win by the nationals was not the only victory at the ballpark denied. >> another dc council member is accused of wrongdoing. but in jim gramm is defending himself. you will hear from him coming right up. >> tomorrow night, late, there could be a freeze. [ femalele announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a famimily can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raraised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cocost of nursing home care. we hava president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. i got you white chocolate pumpkin. oh, please don't call me "pumpkin." no, that's white chocolate and pumpkin. oh. pumpkin. ha
family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. when we think no one is looking. is what we do... mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> wall street is back open for after its long distance sincer-related shutdowns the 19th century. new york mayor michael bloomberg of bringing the opening bell to resume trading. >> as people get back to work in jersey, to get the lights forming long lines are r gasoline. more than 2 million homes and businesses without power in the garden state. six people killed. president obama scheduled to jersey today a
the president of the united states needs when he walks in the door to come home is somebody who is drilling him and questioning him about the decisions and choices that he's made. so, there are definitely times when i may feel something but i'll hold back because i'll know he'll either get to that on his own or just not time. >> reporter: outside the white house, there is always lots of chatter about how much is the first lady influencing policy? how do you see your role in that regard? >> i rarely step foot in the west wing. in fact, people are shocked when they see me there but rarely walk in that office because the truth is, he's got so many wonderful advisers, so i don't even have the expertise and the time in to be able to provide the kind of advice and guidance that he's already getting. >> reporter: i guess always the pillow at night if you really feel passionate about something. win or lose this election, she says, she's come to love the job she was so reluctant to pursue. not only are you the first lady but you have a historic role as the first african-american first lady. did that com
more time with my wife and my kid it's my world. that's my world. ♪ ♪ -- the last time the united states supreme court invnvolved in the university of texasnd its use of race in admissions was 60 years s ago. the issue then wasbout excluding african-n-americans and we were on the wrong side of history. >> that is bill powers, esident of the university of texas at austin. this time, the case is about a whwhite woman was denied it mission. could this be the beginning of the end of affirmative action? >> it could be. let me tell you a little e bit about this. what is really interesting about this case is that it is a bit different because, at some point, when texas got rid of affirmative aion, the minority numberso sell off the cliff. george bush signed a state law that giveses the top 10% of any class has the right to go to ut. that gives you quite a bit of diversity because a lot of the schools in texexas are defective segregat. but the the number was still drop and it was stagnant. we had this huge minority population. so they added a pretty modest but nevertheless the affirmative
am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising thitunited states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> hi nerves on display in seattle after the police and drums. these people concerned about it. and a shouting match at town hall over an unmanned aircraft. the city drones are unarmed and will only be used for search and rescue and a standoff. more meetings planned on the issue. >> a new york city police --. still do not have the motive behind two children murdered to death by their nanny. investigators say the children's mother returned to a luxury apartment from a swimming lesson and she said she found the bodies of the 1 and 6-year- old daughter. the nanny was unconscious from self inflicted stab wounds. question hundreds of people gathering for a funeral service for george mcgovern. joe biden joined others for a prayer service in south dakota last night. world works ii veteran, he will eventually be buried in the northwest. he died la
. >> the president of the united states will be sticking his on this.y >> some believe that national is playing favorites in the upcoming election. >> some people may think he is because he got rid of osama bin laden. >> the president of national geograic denies there was any effort to approve president obama's chances in the upcoming election through the scheduling of this film. tschida, abc 7 news. >> a wreath was put down today the gravesite of president kennedy. >> plus, doug hill will tell us what we can expect to rest of weekend and tomorrow. >> the yankees trying to stay alive against the tigers and the american league championship series. most of the talk is about the giants'-redskins on sunday. scott pelley: "you made on yourt paid 14% in federal taxes, is that fair to the guy higher rate than you did? romney: "yeah, encourage economic growth." us. is that the way to grow america? this messa. >> a member of the virginia guard no longer faces a of committing a terror attack, instead paying a $15 fine. was arrested august 20 near a of westford the schools training rifle. he pled no conte
have somebody of your own racece that you're proud of being president of the united states, i alaud colin standing with him. >> former new hampshire gov. john sununu, w latater said that he does not doubt that colin powell's support for obama is based on anything other than policies. obama has a steep drop his support with white voters from four years ago. >> lack of enthusiasm. >> is there a racial factor here? well, let's focus on that john sununu for just a second.d. for john sununu, a moment's thought is a moment wasted. [laughter] he is known for comoming up with lines like that. he knew what he was saying. >> he would dig himself into a hole and fall there was about it. >> he has bically laid o a formulation that colin powell should be proud of supporting barack obama because they belong to theame race bewhich means that obviously john sununu, being white is proud to support mitt romney. john sununu is, believe me, and i've known him a long time -- he is writing a book cled "dale carnegie wasas wrong." [laughter] and it will not be a bestseller. >> everybody has crazy uncles i
and counting until the presidential election. and tonight, more on our series with the first lady of the united states. my co-anchor, cynthia mcfadden, back for that. we got a little taste of michelle obama at home, last night. tonight, you two go on the road. >> we do, indeed, bill. on the road, with veterans and their families, among the hardist hit. michelle obama said before her husband ran for president, she knew little about the struggles of military families. but people she met across the country so touched her, she's devoted to taking a difference. we went to florida with her for our series, "the contenders: family ties." we're waiting on the tarmac at jacksonville, florida. it happens, as you might expect, with military precision. >> and salute. >> reporter: a line of officers, waiting to greet her. >> i'm probably like most americans, where my connections to military life was pretty tangential. most americans, like me, they don't have a clear sacrifice these men and women have made. >> reporter: her husband is campaigning on the ending of the war in iraq. but as that happens, the war
on the united states embassy in libya. routers is reporting that the white house knew within two hours of the attack on ben benghazi that an islamist military group claimed responsibility. emails follow questions of how much was known about these attacks as they were happening. there's no response from the white house about this report but we will keep you posted as soon as we learn more. new tonight at 11:00, a man is dead after an apparent shark attack in california. the surfer was bitten this morning near vandenberg air force base and died on the scene. law enforcement officials say he was not affiliated with the base but was on a stretch of beach that was open to the public there. this was the same place where a 19-year-old was killed two years ago by awmakers have moved a step closer to revoke the license of the pharmacy at the center of the meningitis outbreak. massachusetts governor patrick moved to revoke the license of the new england compounding center and the licenses of three pharmacists. state health officials i
that the united states is in striking distance of its missiles. today's remarks are in response of south korea's announcement of a deal with the u.s. to triple the range of its missiles. the north says it shows the allies are plotting to invade the country. >>> a travel nightmare seems to be over this morning. alaskan airlines says that flights are running close to normal after a fiber optic outage shut down its ticketing system. that forced the cancellation of nearly 45 flights. more than 130 other flights departed. but some were delayed as long as four hours. nothing worse than being at the airport and you can't go anywhere. >>> time, now, for weather from across the country on this tuesday morning. cooler than normal, with a morning sprinkle from boston down to new york. thunderstorms around orlando and miami. also, a mix of rain and snow in northern minnesota. showers around minneapolis and green bay. moving later into chicago and kansas city. >> 60s in the midwest. and 70s from albuquerque all the way to boise. >>> when we come back this morning, one of the worst cases of hoarding ever. w
have across united states. >> and expected the walkout on black friday. it could cost $312 million. >> cannot miss out on black friday. >> here's something that you don't as scary day. where did this eyeball come from? in an instant, a merrill terry physician -- a military physician is learning to run a >> and military doctors serving afghanistan found himself in a military bed, but not for long. he is inspiring others with his amazing recovery story. laced up for an afternoon run, the 5 k is no sweat for air cold -- for eric holdeholt. here you see him just two days ied blast. >> it was not a panic. it was more like what next? he was seriously wounded as flew out of the vehicle face first into a wall 30 meters away. >> they had to rebuild my face. >> he is not like any other anesthesiologists. kable.remar a hero. suffering from a traumatic injury, he had to relearn to walk and practice medicine. >> but then he got back on his feet in more ways than one. that the full active duty, he is w part of the fellowship training and seeing patients. that is complete, he can be deployed. >>
a serious injury to his leg. g at walterverin reed. harm's way.mself in fellow soldiers s armyr the united state and for the country. finer colleague than that. icore networks award andhim watch for the time he spent g his honor. an honor. >> it is not anything special. but we want to recognize him as hero. >> he says the true credit goes , those who icore to be a leader. >> i am no hero. just another soldier doing job. is the way it is. mclean, jummy olabanji, abc 7 news. >> there were rattled nerves a rarenew england after earthquake. 20 miles outside -- nine reports of any injuries. one mother outside watching her daughter play soccer when she everything trouble. >> the ground started shaking. hear ald actually rumble. i happen to be sitting next to of the light stands, it was shaking. >> they say it was felt as far as connecticut. earthquakes are not common in england. on the east coast at all. so you often do not know what to .o your left trying to figure out what to do. case one year ago. the after shocks can last for sometimes after the event. to be want you guys prepared for the ne
will not be tolerated by the united states department>> prosecutors say that the company scott pelley: "you made on your investments, personally, about 0 $20 million last year, and you paid 14% in federal taxes, that's the capital gains rate. is that fair to the guy who makes $50,000 and paid a higher rate than you did? so you think it is fair?" romney: "yeah, i think it's the right way to encourage economic growth." lower tax rates for him...than us. is that the way to grow america? i'm barack oba, and i approve this message. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the budget every year. and tim kainand i both cut our own pay as governors to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. captioned by the natio
says the united states now has special forces standing by to strike the terrace once they have been targeted. >> we will track down whoever did this. >> the constant attack shows even though senior leadership has been decimated other al qaeda affiliates are trying to step up, but the u.s. will continue to pursue extremists. >> jury selection in the trial of a police officer. prosecutors said officer was soliciting sex from transgendered prosecutes when he got into a fight. that is when he jumped on the hood of a car and began shooting through the windshield. one person was hurt. the attorney says officer acted in self-defense. >> showdown in gay marriage. defending the decision to put diversity officer on leave. she was placed on paid leave after signing a petition that put maryland gay marriage law on the ballot december. in a statement the university called the move confusing. her attorney says she signed the petition because she believes in the democratic process and is planning to speak on the issue this afternoon. >> the deadline for new voters to register and the november elec
the united states were here and we were all going to, i can't believe, i'm reaching over target and bed bath & beyond. but the morning we were all getting dressed to go shopping for their college dorms, i mean, i -- it's -- the moment it hit me. >> reporter: it's been a journey, too, for oprah. her cable network own has struggled. but recently, it's enjoyed a ratings uptick. >> at first, i was sort of bogged down and if you had asked me this three months ago, i probably would have had a different feeling about it, like, ah, it's so challenging. now, i can see the light. i look at it as though i was climbing kilimanjaro and i was just, had my head to the ground and one foot in front of the other. now, i can see the summit. >> reporter: isn't that nice? >> i can see the summit. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm juju chang in washington, d.c. >> "the first graduating class" airs sunday on own. >>> and just ahead, we stick out the weirdest looking critter s n >>> and just ahead, we stick out the weirdest looking critter s n all the animal kingdom. overmany disco thine customers! [old english acc
going to take carere of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you t yhe same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an opt in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says questioneven is just... common sense. it'll create 4,000 permanent jobs. and stop maryland from losing millions to other states... every year. that's why business, labor, and teachers all support... question seven. and so does the washington post. vote f
. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ female announcer ] seen this from mitt romney? then take a look at this. [ anderson cooper ] if roe v. wade was overturned, congress passed a federal ban on all abortions, and itan came to your desk -- would you sign it? "yes" orno"? let me say it -- i'd be delighted to sign that bill. [ female announcer ] banning all abortions? i'd be delighted to sign that bill. [ female announcer ] trying to mislead us? that's wrong. but ban all abortions? only...if you vote for him. ♪ athat's what the plan george. allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campa
. these are the people that are left behind and are reflecting the united states. and it has got to be that there's more sense of oversight on the part of the military and the u.s. government to make sure these contractors are not actually undermining the diplomatic mission by their behavior. >> reporter: jorge scientific says it agrees, the behavior on that video was unacceptable and says it has fired our placed on leave all those involved. and, following questions from abc news, the u.s. army's criminal investigation division opened an investigation into what the video showed. and they might want to ask why, for months, authorities in the u.s. military did not seem to know it was going on. terry? >> outrageous, brian, thank you very much for that. and kudos to the whistle blowers there. >>> just ahead, we will turn the page, lightning up. from doughnuts to coffee to beer. this year, everything's coming up pumpkin. we find out why pumpkin flavored products are causing such a craze. [ mthis is steve.] he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or j
for at least 13 deaths in the united states. >> sandy flooded tunnels in new york city, along with subway stations, the electrical system, the power to wall street. power out for more than five million customers across the east. it's unlikely that the full extent of the storm's damage will be known until date. let's update on you what's happening here in the d.c. region. >> so pepco reporting 32,000 customers in the dark this morning. dominion virginia power has more than 122,000 without electric today. and b.g.e. reporting more than 215,000 outages. novec has nearly 23,000 customers without power this morning. also, you should note that schools and government offices all across the region closed today again today. >> and you're going to find another way to get to work if you have to go. if you use mass transit, no metrorail or bus service this morning. marc or v.r.e. trains not running. amtrak has cancelled all northeast corridor trains. all flights at the d.c. area's three major airports are cancelled today. we're going to go to ocean
going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothin anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up. and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts that hurt current seniors. five reasons we can't afford four more years of barack obama. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. but to me, it's money that i of earned.obama. man: to some people, social security is jujust a number. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us.
them together. >> i did notothink the jokes were terribly funny. prpresident ofof united states, republican standard bearer, and you cant get betr jokes than this? >> it reminds you of the days of tip o o'neills and ronald reagans where politicians could get together and be friendly and warm for a moment, and we have got to get that back. >> the jokes were fabulous. that was hilarious that was great. obama u nu was good jok. i did not know romney was. i think he will make a great comedianan-in-chief, which is one of the things we require in our presidentt obama has been extremely entertaining and al the dinners he has done, the white house correspondents ent, the way he to donald trump apart. it should have been illegal, it was so hilarious. >> see you next week. >> "inside washington" is brought you inin part by the american federation of government employees, prououd to make america work. for more information about afge and membership, visit afge.org.
, the president of the united states has led with a steady hand and clear vision. governor romney, the opposite. the last thing we need now is another war. >> congressman ryan? >> we mourn the loss of these four americans who were murdered. when you take a look at what's happened just in the last few weeks, they sent the u.n. ambassador out to say that this was because of a protest and a youtube video. it took the president two weeks to acknowledge that this was a terrorist attack. he went to the u.n. and in his speech at the u.n., he said six times, he talked about the youtube video. look. if we are hit by terrorists, we're going to call it for what it is, a terrorist attack. our ambassador in paris has a marine detachment guarding him. shouldn't we have a marine detachment guarding our ambassador in benghazi, a place where we knew there was an al qaeda cell with arms? this is becoming more troubling by the day. they first blamed the youtube video, now, they are trying to blame the romney/ryan ticket for making this an issue. with respect to iraq, we had the same position before the withdrawal
one of the busiest airports in the united states. he swam to shore and then breached security, just as someone would find him crossing runways. he went in front of motion detectors. the big question is, why didn't he raise any alarms? why did he go undetected so long? >> really amazing story there. >>> we've talked for a few days about the big wedding. now, we have new pictures from justin and jessica's big day. you can see justin jumping for joy there. what he did at the wedding that had grown men weeping when the couple tied the knot. we'll tell you. >> for a supersecret wedding, it's not supersecret anymore. >> lots of details coming out. >>> let's get to the tropical storm and sandy. she's poised to become a hurricane as early as today. pounding parts of the caribbean with relentless rains and winds. sam? >> today's the day. we watched sandy move across jamaica, cuba and haiti with 20 inches of rain. it's growing in strength and size. should weaken on the other side of cuba. we already have some watches out. these are tropical storm watches. in the central keys. they go dade cou
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